Rick Van Brimmer is elected Chairman of the Board of the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association; James Slifer is elected to the post of Vice-Chairman and Pete Yoder is voted to the Executive Committee as the Liaison to the Board of Directors.
Relativity’s PG summer movie ‘Earth to Echo’ opens today, blending 80s nostalgia with current-day mobile technology in a found-footage adventure made for family audiences.
‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ is TV’s number-one animated program with kids; Nick sweeps preschool with top six series, led by ‘PAW Patrol.’
SIGGRAPH 2014 announces the 41st annual Computer Animation Festival award recipients for Best in Show, Jury Award, Best Student Project, Best Animated Short, and Best Visual Effects, among others.
The California Film Commission has vetted and approved 11 feature films, 13 television series and two made-for-television movies to receive $100 million in tax credits for the next fiscal year.
German-born Zimmer has scored more than 100 films, including ‘The Lion King,’ the ‘Kung Fu Panda’ and ‘Madagascar’ films.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces category submission deadlines for 87th Academy Awards consideration.
Shout! Factory, Screenvision and Nerd Corps Entertainment team up to bring a new feature-length original movie ‘Slugterra: Return of the Elementals’ to cinemas across the U.S beginning August 2, 2014.
Independent producer Novel Entertainment secures a deal with SVOD powerhouse Netflix for popular animated children’s series ‘Horrid Henry.’
Oishii Creative is tapped by PromaxBDA to create all of its branding and video opens for the 2014 PromaxBDA conference and awards show.
New performance heights reached with GPU compute, real-time rendering, and enhanced character tools.
MarVista Entertainment launches a new division, MarVista Digital Entertainment, which will license its original and acquired content across digital platforms.
Click 3X announces the addition of Animation Director Noella Borie, who will design and direct animation using traditional frame-by-frame techniques.
Paramount's ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ debuts to $100 million in North America and $201.3 million overseas, including a stunning $90 million opening in China.
Veteran animator served most recently as Head of Animation on Disney’s Academy Award-winning animated feature ‘Frozen.’
The Academy approves new rules for the 87th Academy Awards, including rule changes in the Animated Feature Film and the Animated Short Film categories, along with eligibility of the 2014 Student Academy Awards for Oscar consideration.
Dublin-based animation Studio Brown Bag Films appoints international media entrepreneur Neil Court to its board of directors.
This summer’s edition of ABP includes a free outdoor show on Opening Night, special programs from Animation Breakdown Roundup and Titmouse 5 Second Day, and a 35mm screening of the classic film ‘Space Jam.’
Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’: An IMAX 3D First Look features exclusive footage to be shown in 150 select IMAX theatre locations across North America on July 7.
Toon Boom Animation announces the launch of Harmony 11, delivering new leading-edge capabilities related to bitmap drawing and advanced warped drawings, as well as significant timeline, workflow and user interface enhancements.
Beginning today fans can burn rubber as animated characters from popular Disney XD Shows ‘Phineas and Ferb,’ ‘Gravity Falls,’ ‘Mighty Med,’ ‘Kickin’ It,’ ‘Lab Rats,’ ‘Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja’ and ‘Wander Over Yonder.’
Amazon Prime Instant Video debuts the original preschool series ‘Creative Galaxy,’ from Blue’s Clues co-creator Angela Santomero, on Friday, June 27.
An all-new animated film from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment available on DVD and Digital HD September 2, 2014.